The next meeting of the Langlade County Senior Club is Tuesday February 13, 2018 from 1:30pm to 3pm. Meetings are held at the Antigo Public Library, 617 Clermont Street, Antigo, in the meeting room off the main hallway.
The meeting opens for some general discussion of any member’s previous month’s activities, any illnesses of members and recognizes those who have grown one year older. A door prize drawing is held for 10 lucky winners, and some light-hearted bingo is played as well. Please call Doug at 715-623-2253 if you have any questions.
February is the Valentine Meeting and all members are requested to bring a valentine to be distributed and read out loud by the receiver. There will also be refreshments and treats.
Presidents Report: Handouts for: (a) Oneida Senior Citizens overnight trip to Fireside Theater for the Phantom of the Opera on February; (b) Martin Luther King event at Nicolet College Theater on January 14; (c) Alliance for Retired Americans Friday Alert calling out Republican Paul Ryan’s ideas to raise the Social Security Age and the Medicare eligibility age as well as converting Medicare to a voucher program, ending the promise of guaranteed medical benefits for retirees; (d) next month is Valentine Meeting and members need to bring a valentine to pass; (e) spoke on his Traditional Shoot at Rib Mountain Bowmen.
Kathy Schultz: Kathy Schultz from Aging Disability and Resource Center at 1225 Langlade Road, Antigo: spoke on the: (a) new Medicare cards being mailed out later on in the year and totally effective on 1/1/2020 and after this date destroy your old card; (b) to make sure your address is correct to receive information on Medicare and Social Security; (c) talked about the 2% Social Security increase going for Medicare increase.
Check out the Senior Club and bring your ideas for club activities, which are not only important to seniors, but for the betterment of the community. The group’s procedure is to allow any first time attendee to enjoy taking part in the door prize drawing and bingo. Upon their return at another meeting they would hope they would join.